A POWER cut in Blackburn left 60 houses without electricity today.

A cable fault caused the outage in the Pleasington area shortly after 2.15pm.

A spokeswoman from Electricity North West said: “An underground cable fault caused the loss of power supply to 60 customers in Pleasington, Blackburn.

“Engineers are on site and they will work to repair the fault and restore power as quickly as possible.

”If customers need any further information they can call us on 0800 195 4141.”